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The New Politics Forum

The New Politics Forum (NPF) is an educational outreach program that offers a series of conferences, trainings, and events that are strictly nonpartisan, youth-focused, and taught by active political professionals.

Saturday, January 24, 2015
The University of Texas at Austin
Beauford H. Jester Center (JES), Room A121A
Austin, Texas
The Texas Legislative Intern Seminar is a one-day, nonpartisan training for interns working at the Capitol, in district offices, or for lobbyist or advocacy organizations during the 84th Texas Legislative Session. From professional behavior to the "ins-and-outs" of the legislative process, participants will have the opportunity to hear from professional practitioners from many different walks of Capitol life. Produced in partnership with The Texas Politics Project.
Eventbrite - 2015 Texas Legislative Intern Seminar
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Volunteer to participate in for our New Politics Forum program evaluation.

Contact Emily Einsohn at or (512) 471-7214.

November 5, 2014
Austin, Texas
The 2014 Post-Election Debriefing brought together journalists, researchers, and campaign professionals to discuss hot topics from the election and what the results mean for the future of civic engagement in Texas. Watch archived video and view photos from the event.
September 19-21, 2014
Austin, Texas
In partnership with The Texas Tribune, the New Politics Forum once again hosted the special student-only events at the Fest, including a Pre-Festival Student Summit and the #TTFstudents Lounge. Meet the New Politics Forum Ambassadors at the Fest, view photos from speaker meet & greets in the #TTFstudents Lounge, and check out our collection of favorite moments and tweets from the weekend.



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The New Politics Forum is supported by the generosity of the Hatton W. Sumners Foundation.